What other complaints are there?
For which he is proposing to sue?
He does have a claim for damage to the carpet but he cannot claim the full retail price of the carpet. If an item is old it cannot be replaced with new. There would be a reduction of 20% for every year of the carpet's life.
Realistically he doesn't have a claim for the veneer either. Door stops are designed to be used. That is their purpose.
He also cannot claim £400 an hour. He might bet some administration costs but not £400 an hour.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Well, he may do that. People do bring weak claims sometimes.
The important thing is that it won't succeed though.
He just plain doesn't have a claim unless he is going to lie through his teeth.
Well, he isn't lying over that?
He is just blaming you for using something that he provided which is just wrong in law.
Actually he would have to prove that he didn't but it is only to the civil standard.
Even if he could do that though it still would not be thousands of pounds.